Here is what is happening on Salt Spring Island. There are lots of opporunities to shake it!

* please confirm dates, times, locations & fees with listed contact person *

 


Anna Haltrecht

classes to support dance: Pilates, Feldenkrais®, Movement Intelligence

Cats Pajamas Studio

Contact Click Here

Monday 12:45-3:15 pm Pepper Walk & Movement Intelligence for Parkinson's & Other Neuroligical Conditions 
Wednesday 11am-12: Pilates +
Friday 10 am-11: Feldenkrais 

Movement Intelligence Workshop: June 23 & 24, 2018

Teacher Training and Intensives: Movement Intelligence: throughout the year online video conferencing

African Dance

<on hold for now>Tuesday & Thursday Beginners: 7-8:30 pm
Northend Fitness, 102 McPhilip Ave
very aerobic, groovy, fun and great work out
everyone is welcome, 15+ years 
drop in $12; GISS student $6 
contact Julia Ducharme This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 250-538-8101

Antler Ridge Dance

Contemporary & Improvisation
Tuesday & Friday, 4-6 pm

Robbyn Scott This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
250-653-4088 
Movement exploration and creation projects for professional and community dancers.

ArtSpring Workshops
Register at ArtSpring Box Office, $20 each

Tara Cheyenne: April 18, 5-7 pm

Ballroom

Sunday 6:30-8:00 pm 
4 classes + dance/$25 per person or $10 drop in

Foxtrot, Cha Cha, Waltz, Rumba
All welcome, no partner or expereince needed

Ron & Kathy Weisner This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
250-537-5058

Beaver Point Dances

watch for flyers around town

Bellyfit

Monday 10:30-11:30 am (free for members)
Tuesday 5:45-6:45 pm
Wednesday 9:15-10:15 am (free for members)
North End Fitness

Trina Aspinall
http://www.bellyfit.com/trinaaspinall

Trina is inspired by the women she teaches and loves the integrated forms of Bellyfit inspired by cardio kick boxing, martial arts, dance, Pilates and Yoga which offers a comprehensive fitness programme for women.

Community Circus 

not happening now, but check out the beautiful clothes that Freyja Skye creates at: https://mahadevidesign.ca/

Contact Improvisation 

Wednesdays: 6:22-8 pm, All Saints By The Sea 110 Park Drive in Ganges
Sundays: 12-2 pm, Cats Pajamas Studio 104 Langs Road near St-Mary lake (please park on Northend Road at the pullout near Langs.
Manuel Rochette, 250-537-8585 matsyamm at gmail dot com

$5 all ages, all genders, all walks of life.
No prior experience needed.
A short facilitation will be included at the beginning of every jam
Come curious...

workshops: 
Dec 10, 9:45-3:30 pm, $30
Cats Pajamas Studio

https://www.contactimprovisationsaltspring.com/

Dance Our Way Home: Wild Stanzas

Dance Our Way Home Workshops

Free-style dance, relaxation and guided imagery for women!  
Workshops with Vanya, a certified Dance Our Way Home Facilitator.  
Vanya also offers DAILY DANCE, an online dance program.  
http://www.ericaross.com/daily-dance/

More info on time and dates here: vanyasforest.com

Dance Club 

Ron & Kathy Weisner <krweisner@telus.net>
250-537-5058

Dance Temple

Mondays 6:30-7:30 pm movementclass, $5 <on hold Dec 1-Feb/March>
7:30-9 pm dance, $10

Thursdays 3-4 pm 55+ 
SS Wellness Centre, $10
light facilitation geared toward care of the body

Thursdays 7-9 pm
Ecstatic Dance Community Night 
Beaver Point Hall, $10 kids free, teens by donation
carpool: 6:40 pm at Embe bakery

Dance Temple is a freeform, conscious all ages dance event; a space to explore freely, express fully, connect deeply inward and outward, unravel and create.

dancetemplesaltspring.com or Dance Temple on FaceBook 

 

Dances of Universal Peace

Third or Fourth Saturday in the month, 7-9 pm 
443 Upper Ganges Road, Ram Springs Wellenss Yurt, by donation 
Kathleeen Towne 250-653-2051 
website

5Rhythms

monthly Tuesday 7:15-9 pm Nov 21, Dec 19, Jan 6, Feb 20, Mar 20, April 17, May 15
Stowel Lake Farm, 190 Reynolds Road, $10-15 

Tuesday 10-10:45 with Specially Abled Adults
Core Inn downstairs, $2

Wednesday 10:30-11:15, Folks in Eldercare
Greenwoods & Braehaven

Saturday workshops 10 am-4 pm Jan 6
Stowel Lake Farm, pre-register $60-70

Shauna Devlin This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 250-709-1921 

5Rhythms is a simple yet profound moving mediation practice that encourages freedom and fluidity. Let your body move, finding your unique dance guided by the teacher and the 5Rhythms of Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical and Stillness.

website

Fusion Dance

Fusion is an emerging partner dance form blending the best of swing, tango, blues, contact, hip-hop and solo expressive dance into a fun yet deeply connecting movement practice!
Done to any music, with any partner.

Danny Rondeau 250-551-6506

GISPA - Gulf Islands School of Performing Arts 

An interdisciplinary choreography and technique-based program for advanced dancers, musicians and actors. Please email or phone to arrange an audition. 
Sonia Langer 
250-537-9944 
website

GISS Dance - Gulf Islands Secondary School Dance Program 

A dance program based in Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern and Composition open to all students of GISS. 
Sonia Langer 

Hoop Dance

Thursdays, 4-5 pm, drop-in $20 or 8 weeks for $160 (free hula hoop) <on hold for now>
SSI Wellness Centre, 120 Hereford 
7+ years
Learn some technical series of hula hoop tricks, dance movements, flexibility and balance. Create a performance Act embodying a character of your style choice.

Asaya This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
http://www.heartjourney.co.

International Folk Dancing 

Jean This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
A gentle work-out and social gathering. Mostly Circle dances, no partner needed. 

Lobby Dancers

Anna Haltrecht 
Contact Click Here 
Innovative dance performances in & around ArtSpring’s Lobby. 

Naomi Jason

website

Nia

Tuesday 10:45-11:45 am United Church hall - downstairs, $88/8 weeks/$14 drop in
Tuesday 6:15-7:30 pm, Antler Ridge Dance Studio, $88/8 weeks/$15 drop in
Thursday 10:45-11:45 am, Antler Ridge Dance Studio, $88/8 weeks/$15 drop in
Arleen Sadler 
250 653-9235 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Nia is a fusion of the Dance, Martial and Healing Arts such as yoga - blissful, barefoot sweaty fun set to great music. Nia empowers people of all shapes and sizes by connecting the body, mind, emotions and spirit engendering health, wellness and fitness in a spirit of Community.
Let your Life Be your Dance....

Rainwood Dance Studio

320 Upper Ganges Road, upstairs
Great variety of styles from Ballet to HipHop for children & adults,
www.rainwooddancestudio.com

Salsa

contact: Amy Marchant avjgmarchant@gmail.com

Salty Wheels Square Dance

September to May
contact if interested Alan & Marilynne Cunningham
250-537-5356 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Scottish Country Dance

Classes run September to May, $80 per term/$130 per year
Monday 6-8 pm Beginner
7-8 pm All members
8-9 pm Experienced dancers alone
All Saints By The Sea, upper hall
Catherine Crombie 250-537-9387 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mark du Plessis 250-537-8477 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Self-Defence Dance 

Basics for Body-Mind-Spirit Protection for ages 10 + <not sure if this is still happening>
Tuesday 5pm-6:30pm, $60/6
Anglican Parish of Salt Spring Island,110 Park Drive

Students will learn what makes karate a unique self-defence and movement art – its history, philosophy, the dance inside, and how it’s applied. Participants will see how to pull the body-mind-spirit into a Zen-in-motion, joyous whole, through moves that are effective in self-defence: physically, psychologically, and emotionally.
Brenda Guiled 250-537-4448
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Swing Dance Practice

SSE School gym
East & West Coast Swing
Wednesday 6:30-8:30 pm, $5

dance to big band music & 50's/60's rock 'n roll
all levels welcome
Contact to confirm location: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Wendy: 250-537-4118

Tango

Practica: Tuesday 8-10 pm, $5
Class: $15 email to confirm 
All Saints Church
Milonga: Third Saturday, 4-7 pm
Classes: email for info
All Saints by the Sea Church
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Pors el Amor del Tango-Argentine Tango

Witch Dance

Sunday 3 pm
2124 North End Road
only cost is your costume
Come play with us. We are a group dancing the Wolfshager Hexenbrut Theatrical Dance.
250-537-5058

Zumba Dance 

Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 pm, Zumba Toning 
Saturday 11 am-12 pm, Zumba Dance
SSI Wellness Studio, 120 Hereford Avenue
Lee Sigmund, 250-537-0669
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Zumba Dance uses Latin and International music and dance movement to create a dynamic, exhilarating and effective fitness program. It integrates aerobic, interval and resistance training.